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The House’s food stamps cuts aren’t just cruel. They’re dumb.

The House GOP wants to bring back "asset tests" for food stamps. That's a terrible, no good, very bad idea.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Sep 28, 2013

The lesson of the food stamps vote: Party is all that matters now

How many of the Congress members' constituents used food stamps didn't matter at all.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 20, 2013

Watch what happens when Republican congressmen have to explain their immigration position to actual immigrants

Across the country, immigration reform advocates are challenging GOP lawmakers to support a path to citizenship.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 21, 2013

A terrifying look into John Boehner’s awful job

This is not a safe way to govern the country.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 14, 2013

Is the Republican Party Obama’s fault?

Recent weeks have birthed the strangest strain of commentary I can remember: The Republican Party's crazy opinions are President Obama's fault.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 18, 2013

Did Plan B’s defeat make a December deal more likely?

Some smart analysts think so. But I doubt it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 21, 2012

House Democrats got more votes than House Republicans. Yet Boehner says he’s got a mandate?

House Democrats got 54,301,095 votes while House Republicans got 53,822,442. That is to say, House Republicans did the equivalent of winning the electoral college while losing the popular vote. That doesn't give them a mandate. But it doesn't mean Obama gets one, either.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 9, 2012
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